List of non-FIFA and former national association football teams by nickname
- Nicknames in italics are commonly used in English.
|Abkhazia||Абхазы||Abkhasians||From the Legendary Longevity of Abkhazians people.|
|Горцы||Highlanders||From the Greater Caucasus mountains in northwestern Georgia.|
|Arameans Suryoye||Arameans||For Syriacs (Arameans) worldwide|
|Artsakh||Խաչակիրներ||The Crusaders||From the volunteer detachment of the Armenians from the diaspora who volunteered to go and fight in the Artsakh conflict.|
|Barawa||مدينة ﺑﺮﺍﻭة||Barawani||The Bravanese people, also known as the Barawani|
|Cascadia||Dougies||The Doug, or Douglas fir, is one of the primary symbols of the Cascadia bioregion.|
|Chagos Islands||Chagossians||The Chagos Islands team plays for the Chagossian people exiled from their homeland by a US military base.|
|County of Nice||La Selecioun||The Selection||The County of Nice National Football Team is a football team that represents the County of Nice France. The name refers to the chosen or selected.|
|Darfur||Darfur United||The Darfur representative football team, also called Darfur United, is a team representing Darfur, a region in western Sudan. Their players all live in refugee camps in neighboring Chad.|
|Ellan Vannin||Ellan Vannin||Isle of Man||The Ellan Vannin Football Team is a football team that represents the Isle of Man|
|Felvidék||The Felvidék football team represents the Hungarian minority in Upper Hungary, now part of the Slovak Republic|
|Franconia||Franken-Elf||Franken Eleven||The team representing the people of Franconia, located in south-central Germany|
|Greenland||Polar-Bamserne||The Polar Teddybears||The team represents Greenland in international football.|
|Kurdistan Region||The Tricolour||The team is the national team of the Kurdistan Region, its flag has the tricolor of green red and white.|
|Kabylie||The Kabylie||The Kabylia football team is the team representing the Kabylie people, who live in northern Algeria.|
|Kárpátalja||kaːrpaːtɒjjɒ||This is the team representing the Hungarian minority which lives in Carpathian Ruthenia, Ukraine|
|Kiribati||Kiribati||Kiribis||The football team representing Kiribati's 34 beautiful atolls, reefs, and islands.|
|Lazistan||Lazistani||Lazistan represents the multiethnic peoples of the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey.|
|Matabeleland||Ingqungqulu||The Warrior Birds||The Matabeleland football team is the team representing Matabeleland, the western part of Zimbabwe.|
|Monaco||Monegasque||National Team||The Monaco national football team is a national side that represents Monaco in association football.|
|Northern Cyprus||Kuzey Kıbrıs Millî Futbol Takımı||Northern Cyprus National team||The Northern Cyprus national football team represents Northern Cyprus, a de facto country.|
|Occitania||La Seleccion||The Selection||The team is the football team of Occitania, which is the name given to areas of southern France, westernmost Italy and a small valley in northern Spain where the Occitan language is spoken.|
|Padania||I Rossocrociati||The Red-Crossed||Saint George's cross has been used extensively as a symbol of Northern Italy. It was also included in the previous version of the flag of Padania.|
|Quebec||Les Québécois||The Québécois||Named after the – French-speaking – inhabitants of Quebec which is a Canadian province.|
|Raetia||Die Bündner||The Grisons||Graubünden (Grisons) is the largest canton in Switzerland.|
|Romani people||I Rom||The Gypsies||Also called Romany, Gypsies are people living all over Europe but are originally of Indian origin.|
|Sápmi||Lapps||Laplanders||These are Finno-Ugric people who come from what today is Sápmi an area around parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula within the Murmansk Oblast of Russia.|
|Sardinia||Sa Natzionale||The National Team||From the Sardinians who are native to the island.|
|Skåneland||Skånelandene||The Scanians||From the Skånelandene region of the southern Scandinavian peninsula which includes the Swedish provinces of Blekinge, Halland, and Scania.|
|Somaliland||Somaliland||Somaliland team||From the autonomous region in northwestern Somalia that functions as a de-facto country.|
|Tibet||禁断の集団||The Forbiddens||Named after the Danish documentary on the team, called The Forbidden Team.|
|United Koreans in Japan||FC Korea|
|Western Armenia||The Highlanders|
|Western Sahara||Los Dromedarios||The Dromedaries|
|Yorkshire||The Vikings||The Vikings represent Yorkshire in International football. The Vikings are major historical influencers of Yorkshire culture including dialect words and aspects of pronunciation derive from old Norse.|
Other non-FIFA teams
- Nicknames in italics are commonly used in English.
|Basque Country||Euskal Selekzioa||The Basque Team|
|Catalonia||La Selecció||The Selection|
|La Quatribarrada||The Quadruple||In reference to the four orange horizontal bands on the flag of Catalonia.|
|La Segadora||The Reapers||Els Segadors is the official anthem of Catalonia.|
|La Senacaf||The Senacaf|
|French Guiana||Les Yana Dòkòs||The Yana Dòkòs|
|Micronesia||The Four Stars||In reference to the stars on the flag of the F.S. of Micronesia.|
|Great Britain||Team GB|
|Guadeloupe||Les Gars de Guadeloupe||Guys of Guadeloupe|
|Les Boug'Wada||Gwada Boys|
|Martinique||Les Matinino||The Matatino||Tribute to the history of the island.|
|Northern Mariana Islands||The Blue Ayuyus||Ayuyu is the name given to the Cocount crab.|
|Réunion||Club R||In reference to the initial for Réunion.|
|Saint Martin||Saint Swallows|||
- Translations in italics indicate nicknames also used in English.
|East Germany||Weltmeister der Freundschaftsspiele||World Champion of Friendlies||Dubbed by Fritz Wutke, recalling the 3–3 draw against Brazil in the Maracanã Stadium coming from a three-goal deficit.|
|Mandatory Palestine||Eretz Israel||Land of Israel|
|Netherlands Antilles||De Antilopen||The Antelopes|||
|Serbia and Montenegro||Plavi
|The Blues|||
|South Vietnam||Rồng Vàng||Golden Dragon|||
|South Yemen||صقور الجنوب||South Falcons|||
|Soviet Union||Красная Армия||The Red Army|||
|Yugoslavia||Plavi||The Blues|||
|Zaire||Les Léopards||The Leopards|
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